Order In Program Offerings

 Order In Programs are a great easy way to present important health topics to your organization, club or living community. Each presentation is presented by expert faculty, staff and/or student leaders from the areas of Health, Counseling & Wellness Services.

 

These are not your run of the mill programs like lectures, but instead are face paced interactive presentations on a wide variety of health topics focusing on prevention, awareness and skill building to help each participant reach their highest potential wellness. Order In Programs typically last 45-50 minutes long and can happen right where your group or organization meets

Avoiding Mayhem

I'm that college party that kept you up late last night. Now you are waking up in someone else's bed, wondering what happened the night before. You remembered someone suggesting it would be a great idea to skip dinner and drink instead. You are now exhausted, nauseated, missing class, and regretting ever going to that party.

Thriving In College

Learn strategies for living a happy and healthy life (and getting good grades) while in college and years beyond.

Think Before You Post

Who doesn't love to chat, text, and post details of their lives online? Just about everyone does, but it's good to think about what you're sharing and its impact on people.

7 Habits of a Highly Successful Student

To become a highly successful student takes dedication and effort. This session will cover the 7 habits of successful students and how to make them work for you.

Love What You Do, Do What You Love

Finding the perfect career can be a journey, but well worth the effort to love what you do and do what you love.

Be Well= Do Well

How does wellness tie into having the best university experience possible? Is there more to wellness than just working out and eating right? This session covers different dimensions of wellness (physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, occupational and environmental wellness) and the campus resources available to help you in each of these areas. 

Your Life, Your Money

Budgeting finances in college may be stressful but not impossible. You will learn creative ways to save money, how to create a budget that works for you and have an opportunity to ask questions about avoiding financial danger zones.

 Don’t Be a Zombie

Everybody wants to catch more zzz’s, but is that possible as a college student with everything you have to do each day? How important is sleep, REALLY? Cat Nap, Power Nap, Shut Eye, Catch Some ZZZ’s- What ever you call it, Naps are essential for surviving college. This session will cover tips on the best places to recharge on and off campus.

Yoga for Newbies

Yoga is not all about twisting yourself into a pretzel. Be prepared for a hands and feet on session on the basics of yoga.

How to Live Life Unplugged

We increasingly miss out on the important moments of our lives as we pass the hours with our noses buried in our iPhones and BlackBerry’s, chronicling our every move through Facebook and Twitter and shielding ourselves from the outside world with the bubble of “silence” that our earphones create. Learn how to carving out time each week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with others around you.

Brain Teasers

Most people know that physical exercise is important for our general health and wellness, but how often do any of us give consideration to the importance of mental exercise? Brain teasers are simple, inexpensive ways of giving your brain a regular workout.

Color Me Calm

Check out this stress program focused on activities that help you relieve stress, like coloring! Come take a break from it all and see how much better you feel after this fun, relaxing time-out from your crazy, busy life!

Tackling Mt. Stressmore

Constantly stressed out? Want tips on how to manage stress? This program is for you! Join us for a program that explores what your stressors might be and practical ways to reduce your stress and still enjoy college without losing your mind.

Meditation 101: Stress Management

Feeling tense and stressed? Do you want to learn new ways to de-stress and relax? This session will cover mindful walking, relaxation through guided imagery, tactile mindfulness, progressive muscle relaxation, and more.

Cafe Dinning Know How

Navigating the Jack Kane Café can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be if you’ve got the right skills and know how. This session covers easy, delicious tips to spice up your meals while dining on campus.

You Can’t Beet This

Meatless Mondays is a great way to increase your fruits and veggie intake. Learn the benefits of just one day a week of cutting out meat from your diet.

Be a Party Pro

Whether you choose to drink or not, alcohol may play a role in your college life. This session provides some tips, tricks, and strategies for staying on the good side of alcohol if you choose to drink. So you say you don’t drink...No problem! Be a Party Pro also provides the tools needed to educate your peers or to help out a friend who may have had a little too much to drink.

Double Dare

Test and show off your knowledge of alcohol with these fun, fast-paced physical challenges. Double Dare helps students build knowledge on what they may or may not already know about alcohol while simulating physical impairment from alcohol consumption.

Alcohol Facts on Tap

Facts on Tap provides a clear and easy way to get your questions answered about alcohol and your body, dealing with your friends’ or roommates’ drinking and more.

Pot, Pills & Powder

How much do you really know about recreational drug use? You hear about it a lot in college, from “speed” to “molly” but is what you’re hearing actually true? Come learn about various drugs in all their forms, including cocaine, marijuana, prescription drugs, ecstasy, and methamphetamine.

HIGHer Education

Join us for a session focused on the marijuana “high” and how THC impacts short term memory & other health concerns.

Keep It Classy, Pro Tips on Sex

Whether you are straight, bisexual, gay/lesbian, transgender, or a virgin – sex is a part of our lives and our friend’s lives. Learn about common misunderstandings about sex; tips on how to avoid being accused of sexual assault and where you can get help if you or a friend experience assault or have questions

Good In Bed? Prove It- Sexy Condom Trivia

How savy are you when it comes to sex? Check out this program for sexual health trivia where we ask you about contraception, STI’s, and even your favorite sexy lines from movies.

Self Lovin- Building Positive Sexual Self-Esteem

Research has proven that building a positive body image and having an overall healthy self-concept are important in creating intimate and fulfilling relationships.

The Naked Truth

Let’s examine the naked truth on sexually transmitted infections and sexual behavior.

Bedpost Confessions

This is an open discussion about sex, sexuality, and the steamy side of life that includes humor and wit and thought-provoking wisdom - all while providing new ways of looking at sex and relationships.

Be The Friend They Need

Don’t freeze up or fumble for words when a friend tells you they’ve been a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other gender-based violence. We’ll talk about what to say, what not to say, and what survivors most need to hear when they confide in you, so you can turn an awkward moment into the first step of the healing process.

Cute or Creepy

Learn the tips and the trade of knowing when cute becomes too creepy, and what you can do to get that loser lover out of your life. We will discuss what healthy relationships and friendships should look like and ways you can get yourself or a friend out of a sticky situation.

Someplace Safe

Sure, college is an awesome place to make new friends. Between classes, residence life, sports, and social activities, you’re going to meet tons of new people. But what happens if someone invades your space and takes things too far?

Words Matter

Sexist and homophobic words are violent, and they’re everybody’s problem. Join the RE Initiative PACTivists for an hour of learning why we should challenge words like this and gain respect for ourselves and for other’s.

Love Isn’t A Battlefield

Intimate partner violence is a serious, preventable problem that affects people around the world. It can be described as physical, sexual, or psychological harm carried out by a current or former partner or spouse. This session will discuss how to spot and stop intimate partner violence in your own life.

Don’t Stand By, Stand Up

Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help... but didn’t? You’re not alone. This situation is more common than you might think, and is known as the bystander effect. This session will teach you decisions making skills, factors that affect helping, strategies for effective helping, and resources for bystander intervention.

Breaking Myths: Sexual Assault on Campus

Sexual Assault plagues all universities and colleges across the country. 1 in 5 women will experience sexual assault during their time in school. This session will discuss how definitions and treatment of sexual assault are changing across the nation, and you can do stop it.

 

 

*Gender Based Violence Programs will be presented by RE Initiative Staff & Students.

To Request A Program

To request a program contact Health & Wellness Promotion at healthpromotion@winona.edu or call 507-457-5619 or stop by The Well (IWC 138).

Please be aware this request is tentative until we have confirmed with you. To better serve your needs, please make requests if possible, at least two weeks prior to the proposed date.

Please note in your request:
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